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About Dr. Carl A Hess

Dr. Carl A Hess, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fullerton, CA, with another office in Fullerton, CA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. Dr. Hess is affiliated with Uc Irvine Medical Center and St Jude Medical Center. Dr. Hess has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carl A Hess is Great. Dr. Carl A Hess has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Carl A Hess is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Acuity Eye Specialists

2240 N Harbor Blvd Ste 210
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Carl Anthony Hess Md

270 Laguna Rd Ste 220
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Dr. Carl A Hess has the following 2 specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Carl A Hess has the following 6 expertise

  • Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain

Board Certifications

Dr. Carl A Hess is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Easy Appointment
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Longtime Patient

I have been going to Dr. Hess for almost 10 years now. It seemed like when I was a new patient he really cared about my chronic situation. Now, it seems like I am just an old patient and I am just going to remain this way, so the compassion isn't there anymore. It's very disheartening and makes the depression worse. Plus the front office is so unprofessional for a doctor's office. The women in their are whispering and laughing , they are rude on the phone. I think it might be time to move on.

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Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hess is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1985

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Carl A Hess accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO

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